Beat eggs well. Add ¾ cup sugar, salt and ½ stick melted butter.
Add spices and blend, then add mashed pumpkin and mix thoroughly.
Turn into pastry-lined 9-inch pie pan and pat mixture even with the edge of pastry.
Sprinkle remaining ¼ cup sugar over the top of pie and dribble remaining half stick butter over sugar.
Bake in 350 the oven for about 45 minutes.